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, technology tv and the policy issues that accompany them. >> host: so, gary shapiro give us a snapshot of ces international 2013. >> guest: this event has been phenomenal. we've had more companies and more spaces, more innovation and more excitement than ever i can recall. you know in these tough economic times it's nice of to have some positive news, and there's a lot out there from all sorts of companies. the big ones like intel and qualcomm and samsung, and the smallest one. we have this area of the show for start-ups with 150 companies with ideas and some people are coming back from there and saying these are really breakthrough technologies, these are great. but it's just the american way you know? you have this ability of anyone to come up with an idea and expose it, and that's why we run this event. it's for anyone. it's not just for -- the big companies actually respect that we have the small companies here, and that's how we run this organization. >> host: where do you see growth in consumer electronics in the next couple of years? >> guest: ing there's growth in several categories.
'll want to play games and surf on something the size of a bed. we mentioned mobile technology at the top of the show. when it comes to one of the world's biggest industries, video gaming, mobile is definitely the way to go. here's how some of the big evidence, hottest video game companies want you to take their games wherever you go. ces is further evidence that we love our mobile devices. >> products for -- >> maybe not as much as this guy, but gamers love their mobile devices. and now their favorite games are coming to them. this, for example, is the razor edge tablet. a way starting at about $1,000 to take all your games and computer functionality with you. >> the whole point is that it's a tablet, it's a p.c., it's a console. >> and it lets you play on the go. you no longer need a stand-alone console connected to your tv to play. now you can go anywhere. >> there's a lot of restrictions with a lot of tablets these days. there's -- i mean, they have games like angry birds, yes, those are fun games. but we're looking to, you know, reach out to the hard-core gamers and really introduce
on enhancing the technology for a longer distance mission. u.s. president barack obama announced a plan for a manned mission to mars by the 2030s. nasa and the european space agency have suggested the possibility of cooperating in that project as well. >>> people in the united arab emirates are worrying about the future of their most lucrative export, the uae is one of the world's leading oil producers, but leaders are seeing a shortage on the horizon. the strain on the supply is growing so now this fossil fuel-driven nation is considering alternatives. nhk world's sho bepu has more from the capital, abu dabe. >> reporter: an exhibition is underway focusing on water supplies and renewable energy. the crown prince of the united arab emirates tells the participants that his country realizes that its most valuable natural resource has a limit. >> translator: the united air rak emirates has been providing the world with energy for half a century. we'll continue our efforts to provide a stable supply. it's our responsibility as a member of the international community. >> reporter: what promp
they will actually ever going to get all the answers. >> rick: technology phenomenon known as catfishing. what is that and how is that tied in, craig? >> catfishing is what they believe happened, the term catfish means someone -- a habit of establishing a relationship with someone online. usually involves a false identity. we got a clip from the mtv show catfish in which a young man goes to meet someone he has been chatting with online. he he thinks he is about to meet a young blonde woman named amanda miller. >> i'm tyler aden. >> all right. i'm amanda miller. >> you are amanda miller? >> yes, i am. >> the amanda miller. >> i owe you an apology. i'm really sorry. >> >> cat fishing, bill, as you might imagine is something that happens quite frequently. people can assume nil kind of identity they want and put it out there. and that is exactly what the university says happened to manti te'o. thank you for reporting from campus south bend, indiana tonight. manti te'o was silent tonight. lance armstrong has suffered another set back. just when you thought he had no more to lose. he has lost someth
not come to grips with our self. technology and the problem is the first of to fixing it demand we have a long, long way to go. that's what i think. we want to know what you think. are we a nation of deadbeats? log on. on the right-hand side of the screen and also the result of the end of the show. >> coming up on. ♪ , banned for life from the sport that made him famous, and now he's coming clean about it. why now? what's really behind the confession next. and then news everyone has been waiting for finally revealed to all who will this make wall street hit the like but none company stock and should you jump in? will find out. also, if bill clinton wants to be taxed more, why are taxpayers paying for it that tv and more. the shocking findings of a new report. where on the case next on "the willis report." with the spark cash card from capital one, olaf gets great rewards for his small business! pizza! [ garth ] olaf's small busins earns 2% cash back on every purchase, ery day! helium delivery. put it on my spark card! [ pop! ] [ garth ] why settle for less? great businesses deserve gr
the technology and services to help you solve it. ♪ connell: there it is. making some money now with charles payne. dagen: turning your cup of joe into a big bowl of profits. charles: this is the year of coffee. it came right through at the wrong time. a record amount of coffee out there. that hurt coffee big-time. young people, young people drinking coffee like crazy. in fact, on live strong, they try to warn them. coffee is good, but in moderation. another thing, overall, americans are drinking a lot of coffee. you would say, what did you have to drink yesterday? 64% would say coffee. coffee beating everything by far. the trends are therefore demand. if we can get production just a little less than what it was last year, jl joe is the one that i like on this. i do those all the time. right now we are at gaba. i think we are in starbucks also. you are playing the overall demand. dagen: it is not just the drinking. it is the roasting your own beans at home and then throwing them at home and in these kind of like smallbatch coffee roasters and producers. connell: absolutely. dagen: i feel wel
technologically advanced plane to date and that technology is not completely working. in boston, a week and a half ago the plane had battery problems on the ground and was grounded. then in japan on thursday within of those dream liners were in the air and the battery began smoking and emitting a corrosive substance and the plane landed and everybody had to be evacuated on the inflatable slide. this is a serious problem for boeing because it's the battery technology that's the innovation on those planes. those batteries replaced the hydraulics that operate many of the functions and make the plane lighter and lighter planes are cheaper to fly because they use less fuel. the number of countries around the world grounded airplanes, all 50 planes that have been deployed are no longer operating as they try to figure out the battery problems. however, compensation will be seeked. while those planes are not flying. >> lance armstrong will hear with talk show host oprah winfrey. it's believed the tour de france winner will admit to taking drugs. raoul, the interview of the world is waiting for. what are w
by the executive yesterday. taiwan's taex is down over 1% led by technology shares. tsmc shares ended a touch higher before its results of announce wantme wantments. it posted a 32% jump meeting forecasts. but the company expects q1 revenue to fall due to seasonal factors. elsewhere, the nikkei is finished just a tap higher. sharp shares jumped over 7% on the back of tv joint venture talks with chinese lenovo. south korea's kospi ended weaker. the country's producer prices in december fell the most in three years due to lackluster demand. and down under, australia had down beat jobs data. the asx 200 climbed to a 20-month high with banks lending support. india's sensex now trading higher by about .6%. hcl technology rallied to some 12-year high as its earnings beat forecasts. back to you. >> sixuan, we'll see you a little later. still to come on the program, christmas sales rocketed, so what is the online retailer doing? we'll get into that when we come back. >>> welcome back to the program. shares of carrefour came in just below expectations. shares in france came in shea slower rate prior t
% as automakers and some technology shares rebounded strongly. australia's asx 200 finished flat. miners gained ground, but shares eased after bank santander denied interest in the bank's troubled uk unit. back to you, kelly. >> thanks very much for that. we want to turn now to the u.s. lots of data, lots of earnings. december existing home sales are out at 10:00 a.m. eastern. expected to show a 2% increase over 5 million at an annualized pace. it's a big day for earnings. four dow components are out just before the opening bell, dupont, johnson & johnson, travelers, verizon. after the bell, we'll hear from google, ibm, amd, cks and texas instruments. house leaders are expected to vote tomorrow to extend the debt ceiling deadline until may 19th. the gop measure doesn't specify an amount, but would lead let the government borrow what it needs to meet its obligation for that period. the strategy shift was agreed to last week and would let republicans focus on other fiscal fights in march such as ook automatic spending cuts delayed by the deal and the potential resolution. julian callow is still w
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. elsewhere, a rebound in technology shares in financials sent south korea's kospi higher by .7%. and down under, solid china data helped the aussie market close at a 20-month high. rio at this pointo shares jumped after appointing a new ceo. back to you. >> sixuan, thank you very much for that. interesting to see that increase in rio shares. yesterday, ross pointed out that it was really a corporate story driven market. today, there's a few more macro concerns but for the most part we're seeing major indexes in europe higher. the xetra dax just ticked lower. i want to show the ibex here, adding about 1.06% today. we did learn that bad loans in banks rose in december up from what was expected. that was 11.4% in november versus 11.2% in october. so an increase there in what we know was not a great month for the european economy. the ftse 100 over here up by about 0.2%. take a look at the bond wall of just what kind of trade we're seeing more broadly. interestingly, spain and the uk are seeing their prices down, yields up a bit. italy, though, for the ten-year rallying a little bit to 4.17%.
technology, we share training, we have a joint terrorism military center. at the end of the day, the entire policy needs to be focused on the countries and we will continue to focus on the true ally or the asset to america, which is israel. i think that countries like libya and other countries that just don't have a grip on their security -- it's a problem and they need to be looked at very closely and the aid and the funding needs to be retracked. >> neil: thank you very much. a quick follow-up to the google -- as i suspected in that report, a better read of it on that advertising thing is propelling google stock, after hours, up 4 bucks. it's a pricey stock, over $700 a share. the news is being received favorably, the advertising compoabt, which could be a harbinger of things to come and we hope by extension, cable news and tv and advertising, as it goes... so we go. so the world goes. so humanity goes. forget the plane. are tempers about to soar on your next southwest flight? while everyone else seems headed in the wrong direction ford is not just going forward, it's going further. intro
for that same technology inside stores. >> what you're able to do from a clothing perspective is put together an outfit to see how everything looks together while you're right there in the store. so you might start with a particular shirt, match it with a particular pair of jeans. >> reporter: the national retail federation show in new york showcased a number of practical uses like this touch screen display for large appliance retailers. this highlights prices, features and more without the items physically being in the store. this touch screen pepsi machine can give consumers nutritional details before they make a selection. >> they're really catering that demographic where they know that almost every person has smartphone and it's going to be part of the way you live your life. >> reporter: intel partnered with a number of major brands and says it's not just about the cool factor. it's about giving something extra to the consumer. >> that's one of the things we are working with retailers saying not just the technology problem to solve, but what's the business problem you want to solve and
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energies. >> translator: japan has advanced technology which should be put to good use. there are also business opportunities. not only the private sector but the government has to be involved with strengthening ties with the uae. >> reporter: another leading oil producer saudi arabia is facing a similar situation. a group last year released a report that says that the gulf nation could become an all important country by 2030. >>> weavers in kyoto have passed down their techniques for more than 500 years. but fashions have changed and fewer people are buying their textiles. so some craftsmen are trying out some radical new approaches. >> reporter: making the cloth is an intricate process. the finished weave is a work of art with colored threads including gold or silver. in the last ten years, however, the number of workshops has halved. so some weavers are shipping to products other than traditional kimono. weaving the high-tech material cotton fiber is also used in airplanes. carbon fiber is extremely light and strong, but it can also be brittle. so it has been thought unsuitable for
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. is that maybe a potentially flawed technology? >> it is different technology from batteries they used before. it has some challenges, if it catches fire it produces its own oxygen so it is difficult to put it out but there are design changes put in place to prevent smoke overboard. there are other changes they made to make this not happen. apparently those changes were not enough. melissa: we saw last week, six instances on five days, or whatever the incredible stats were. a lot of people tried to slough it off, this is what happens when you roll out a new product. it seemed like too. now the faa is stepping in saying hang on, let's ground these things. are they overreacting, are they doing the right thing or is there a real problem here? >> i think there are things we don't know about yet. for example, after the event in boston last week immediately the ntsb had a fairly serious investigation involving the japanese. they had some inkling there was a problem with the battery system. what happened in japan later sealed the deal as far as a much more serious approach to this. melissa: as a pas
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details what the star player said after learning the love of his life was a fraud. >>> old technology showing new promise in diagnosing brain disorders, helping doctors treat depression, bipolar disorder and even ptsd. it is all "happening now.". jon: good friday morning to you. some stunning new developments to tell you about in the hostage crisis playing out right now deep in the sahara desert as we learn terrorists reportedly want to exchange two american hostages for islamic militants held here in the u.s. good morning i'm jon scott. jenna: that is a big story. i'm jenna lee. this is a situation changing by the minute. the white house now saying it is in constant contact with the algerian government. we're getting brand new video showing groups of hostages finally free what is described as a horrifying ordeal. there are reports of hostages with explosives strapped to their chest as others were executed. the algerian state news agency is reporting that at least 32 hostages remain unaccounted for at that natural gas plant where this all began following a raid by algerian forces. it
, this is really one of the sweetest aircraft out there. it is technologically superior to so many other, but isn't that effectively part of the problem? because all of that technology requires a lot of battery pow around the batteries are what are causing the problem? >> reporter: it's definitely high-tech, ashleigh and definitely new technology never used before. these lithium ion batteries in commercial airliners to this capacity. these batteries are lighter, smaller, more powerful and, of course, now the concern is possible overer heating. boeing actually had to get special permission from the faa to use these batteries, and it was only approved under the condition that it would install specific safety measures to address these potential problems. >> i've got just the news here, boeing stock apparently is flat right now, but that's the least of their problems. they've got this whole public story while they look at their bart charts and also have to deal with how they react to this news. what's are you hearing from the company? >> reporter: well, boeing is certainly defending their advance pla
tech executive who served as chief technology officer for president obama's reelection campaign. welcome, harper. >> hello. >> hello. >> we spent a year talking about the role of social media in the campaign. how important were twitter, facebook, and +*eupbs gram to e campaign? >> well, it was -- it's interesting to look at 2008 versus 2012. because in 2008 things were just starting -- >> pelley: . >> they were new toys. >> people weren't using them. i like to say like my mom wasn't using them, you know? as more people use these, as more people -- america starts using these they're incredibly important, as you can imagine. >> and are they important because when you get friends or followers on facebook or twitter or tumble -r, amplifying the campaign's message, is that better than hearing it from a politician? >> i think it's more genuine. if i share with you and you're friends on facebook you listen to what i'm saying a little bit more than someone who's far aware shares to you. we see that -- i think it's the same thing as it always has been, which is it's much easier for me t
of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> heading into the weekend of barack obama's second inaugural, we've got some new poll numbers from our nbc news/"wall street journal" poll about what americans think of their president. 52% approve of the job that he's doing as president. that's a hair above the 51% that put him back in office in the november election. 61% say he's easy-going and likable. 55% say he can handle a crisis. 51% say he's a good commander in chief. while only 29% say that he works effectively with congress. we'll be right back. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride or just lay in the sun. enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty. and don't forget our amazing seafood. so come to the gulf, you'll have a great time. especially in alabama. you mean mississippi. that's florida. say louisiana or there's no dessert. brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. >>> welcome back to "hardball." one of president obama's first major challenges in his second term will be tryi
has the technology and services to help you solve it. ♪ . melissa: so moving onto another budget fight and accusations that republicans will hold the debt ceiling hostage over spending cuts, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke said there is no practical purpose to the debt ceiling and it is a device to prevent the u.s. from paying its bills. why are we watching washington fight over it? maybe we should get rid of it. here is susan occhs, american banker columnist and former senior advisor to president obama and stephen hayes, "weekly standard" and fox news contributor. i will ask you both and, susan, start with you. does it serve a purpose? >> it really doesn't. this is kind of a belt and suspenders operation. if congress wants input how much money to be spent, there are 13 congressional committees that spend appropriations bills that spend money. this is time to have the conversation. they're holding economy hostage. what was benign in the system is now become dangerous. melissa: has to be reason, stephen? says belts and suspenders. maybe we have own our belt has fallen off and this
the break -- >> facebook's message, we want you prosecuted. >> the technology they are using to crack down on child porn. >>> lance armstrong today confessed to oprah winfrey that he took performance enhancing drugs to win the tour de france. lance armstrong was stripped of all tour de france titles after a investigation uncovered a doping regime for him and his teammates. lance armstrong sent a text saying i told her to go wherever she wants and i will answer the questions directly, honestly and candedly. -- candidly. >>> police are trying to track down a man suspected in two robberies. he is armed and dangerous. he is suspected of robbing a wall administer store and -- walmart store and another one. >>> child pornography can spread on facebook but now facebook is turning the tables. new at 6:00 p.m. ktvu's tom vacar is live in menlow park with the new war online against child pornographers. >> reporter: avenue online photo-- over online photo has its unique digital signature. >> reporter: many photos photos and videos are shared privately. >> the social network would have to have a reaso
, but the profits went down because s.a.p. had to do some big investments, buying new technology, and investors have been very disappointed. shares are down by more than 12% on the frankfurt floor, but also the market is down in general. the dax loses 1% at the moment. the euro stoxx 50 is down by 0.75%, waiting for wall street, opening up significantly lower, and the dollar -- the euro is also significantly down. and at air berlin is to cut 900 jobs in the next two years. that is one in 10 of its workers, but it has not said which jobs will be going. >> berlin has been making a loss for years, and the job cuts are part of a plan to save 400 million euros. berlin says it wants to focus on its most profitable routes in germany, switzerland, and austria. during the cold war, germany's bundesbank took a bet by soaring gold reserves around the world and left in there after the collapse of communism. >> last year, official auditors point out that official stockpiles abroad have never actually been counted. >> plans are afoot to bring the bars back home, or at least some of them. >> at least he knows what
- effective because of the government's use of and duration and technology. that's what we are trying to protect. >> the final decision now rests with the supreme court. whichever way it decides on a matter if will alter how filipinos move forward in cyberspace. al jazeera reported from manila. >> in egypt, the train has derailed in a cairo suburb, killing 19 army recruits. more than 100 people injured in the crash. the accident took place less than two weeks after new transport minister was appointed to overhaul the rail system. the roads and railways have a poor safety record. activists are reporting air raids across syria. this is said to be hama province, which was bombed by government forces early tuesday according to activists. this video is said to show a shelling of rebel held neighborhood in homs. the rebels have been trying to push out the government from areas they control. in aleppo, the fighting is stifling industrial growth. >> this biscuit factory was once part of a dynamic industry. the working machines have largely given way to war machines. few factories are in opera
. >> the 787 was designed to transform their travel by replacing traditional technologies with a new advanced components. the fuselage is made up of 50% materials, whichight makes it fuel-efficient. there is an all electric system that starts the engines, de- ices the wings, and provides the cabin with air pressure and temperature. some of the eight airlines using the dreamliner complained about the problems. it is not deterred qantas airlines in australia from canceling its order of 15 new dreamliners. the first of those should be delivered in the second half of this year. the airline hopes that by then, any problems will be sorted out. if not, it will not only be qantas airlines thinking twice. >> shortly after the latest incident, the plane maker issued a statement saying, "boeing is aware of the divergence of the 787 operated to western japan. we will work with our customers and the appropriate regulatory agencies." in syria, activists say the death toll from tuesday's attack at the university in aleppo has risen to 87,. dozens of people are also injured in the two explosions at the secon
that pick up information and use wireless technology to send it to the tablet. here is an example of how it works -- they will pick up on whether or not the hand brake has been fully released. a car can still move even with its hand brakes lightly up. that could lead them to dispute the final test score. using a tablet eliminates that. the device can sense whether a door has been properly shut or the right gear is being used. it is being called a more objective way of greeting somebody's driving ability. >> the newly instituted electronic trading system means we can retest more accurately. that makes them more fair. the candidates now they can trust the result. >> since the system was introduced in december, the traffic authority says they have not received any complaints and student drivers. last year it had 70. a driving examiner is still required because he has to gauge other things that a tablet cannot -- whether a driver changes lanes correctly. >> in the past, examiners had to grade 87 categories and fill in the score sheet. now 25 categories are scored automatically and some autom
hearing loss. the clarity uses advanced hearing aid technology to amplify the sound and users can read what is being said in real time. ed? >> not only offering captioning for live conversation but it will do it on voice mails, too, so you can play back a message and see the transcript of what has been said. >> it rails for $229 and the [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning. it is thursday morning. a live look at the golden gate bridge looking good. no problem with visibility. still a problem with a chill, though, but we will warm up when the sun comes out and mike nicco will look at the slowly warming
. boeing dreamliner grounded because of safety concerns. and we are test driving the new technology meant to cut down on mistakes at the wheel. algerian soldiers have surrounded a gas facility near the border with libya. two people and killed. gunmen are holding about 40 people inside. we have spoken with some of the hostages. it's not clear if there were speaking underdress. duress. the but the photographer decided not to show their faces. >> this is the gas field where the workers are being held hostage. it's run by british, norwegian, and algerian companies. the nationals are being held from algeria, ireland, japan, france, and the united states, and britain. >> many of the people i've worked in the area many years. i asked for your understanding for not being able to give you more detailed information. >> it's not clear how many algerian workers are being held. least 30 people have managed to escape. a catering company said that it has 150 employees alone still confined at the plant. the gas field is in remote parts of the country's eastern desert, serviced by its own air fields, acco
. it is a technological wonder that we take for granted. in its 120-year lifetime, the escalator has helped to make life easier and people lazier. early escalators were little more than a conveyor belt without steps. some even had saddles for the users to sit on. the escalator truly came of age with the construction of subway systems. passengers were ferried up and down the underground. soon department stores were replacing elegant staircases with their moving counterparts. now escalators have melted seamlessly into the background of modern life. a giant outdoor escalator has even been installed in colombia. the only drawback is they are prone to breakdowns, and then it is a case of back to the stairs. still, if this one is anything to go by, the escalator at 120 is still capable of scaling new heights. >> before we go, we do just have time to recap of our top story -- the hostage crisis in algeria. several foreign hostages held at the internationally operating gas plant in algeria have reportedly been killed when the algerian armed forces launched an assault on islamist militants. news agencies are rep
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